Category: Hardware


Tranquil T7-HSA Home Server Video Review

The Digital Video Show takes a look at Tranquil’s T7-HSA Home Server. The 14 minute video can be viewed from the following location.


HP MediaSmart Stuff

If you missed the HP and Microsoft MediaSmart Server Webcasts from November the 8th and 9th, then thanks to one of our readers Allen who has supplied the replay links. Nov. 8 Replay Link: Nov. 9 Replay Link:   In the ZDNet Photo Galleries they have some images up of HP’s slick, simple MediaSmart Home […]


EX475 MediaSmart Server Available for Pre-Order in the UK

A search for Hewlett Packard EX475 on brings up 2 retailers that are taking pre-orders for Windows Home Server. First is selling the EX475 for £456.51 with free UK delivery. Interestingly they also have a 3 and a 5 year extended warranty available for an additional £115.99 and £176.99 respectively. Next is […]


HP MediaSmart Server – Pics and Review

The reviews are rolling in for the HP MediaSmart Server’s. CNET awarded the EX475 8.7/10 and concluded their review by saying: “…We recommend this system all the way to anyone looking to take full control of their data”. If you want to see what the inside of the MediaSmart Server looks like then SmallNetBuilder has […]


Tranquil PC T2-WHS-A2 Pictures and Ordering Info

The T2-WHS-A2, from Tranquil PC is now shipping for £399.00 (Excluding VAT at 17.5%) The T2-WHS-A2 is the second Home Server in the series, and in it’s most basic form, provides up to two internal 3.5? high capacity drives.  The drives are mounted on our own custom ‘cooled’ semi-suspended HDD sub system.  This both protects […]


The Ultimate Case Mod for Windows Home Server

Andrew Dugdell, also known as Dugie Is building a Windows Home Server machine like lots of us are doing, but with one difference. He’s building his in a replica arcade machine. If your going to build a Home server, why not do it with some style – The ultimate case mod! You can follow the […]


Intel Announces SS2400 Release Date

Intel’s reference design server is the one chosen by Velocity Micro and Fujitsu Siemens for their Windows Home Server products. Intel has decided that they want a piece of the action too, because it will now market the device as the Intel Entry Storage System. Available in two models, the SS2400-E which will come complete […]


Velocity Micro NetMagix HomeServer

On sale from the 9th December (2007), the Velocity Micro NetMagix HomeServer is a small, sleek unit that can be situated in a horizontal or vertical position. Starting with 500GB of expandable storage capacity. It is available with the following specs for $899: Black Chassis Dual Core E2140 dual 1.6GHz Processor 1x 1024MB Corsair DDR2-800 […]


OEM Pre Built: Proteon Home Server

      OEM System Builder Advantec Computer has been added to the Windows Home Server pages at Microsoft. Their PC entitled the Proteon Home Server (nice name), includes the following: Antec Sonata III Chassis with 500W Power SupplyIntel S300AH MotherboardCore 2 Duo 2.4Ghz 1066Mhz FSB 2x4MB Cache2GB DDR-II 667Mhz ECC (2 x 1GB), 8GB Max3x 500GB […]


Piranha Home Server

German company Leo are a trade hardware vender for Windows Home Server. Their offering is the Piranha Home Server. Using a Intel Celeron 430 (1.8GHz, 512KB, Conroe) and based in a stylish MiniPC mATX case. It offers the following: Fortron 350Watt pPFC 120mm ATX 2.0 Power Supply Foxconn 45CM-S V+A+L Mainboard comprising the i945GC / […]